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Court of Appeal of Fort de France

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Gilles Bouchez Architecture
 
location Fort de France
function court building, urban plan
contributed by AlucobondEurope

The Fort-de-France court house in Martinique is an elongated, flat rectangular block which creates urban open space. Resting on its base and positioned directly on the main old Fort-de-France axis, the building prolongs the city space by creating visual transparency for passing pedestrians. Its shade offers protection from the heat and sunlight. The x-shaped supports safeguard the building from adverse effects due to seismic activity, a common occurrence in Martinique. The geographic situation was taken into account when creating the façade. The second skin shields the building from cyclones and allows solar intensity to be regulated. Printed glass sun protection can be rotated and allows fresh air into the building when required. The façade can be closed as a defence against storms to become a second protective layer, a second skin.The vivid colour combination of printed red glass and silver ALUCOBOND® creates a modern ambience and fits in with the surroundings.

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Court of Appeal of Fort de France
Address
Avenue Condorcet 7
Martinique
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This project is part of 1 guide ALUCOBOND® projects by AlucobondEurope
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Completion 7- 2015
Floor area/size 5652 m2
Cost € 23000000,-
ArchitectGilles Bouchez Architecture
supplierAlucobond Europe
project managerAnonym'Art
acoustics consultantAyda
structural engineerGEC Ingénierie
Client Ministère de la Justice - APIJ
 
Project ID 20387
Latitude/Longitude 14°36'21N 61°04'12W
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